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    October 6, 2012
    7:00 - 9:59am PDT  

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how to get around and what to avoid. >> overnight accident turns into a chain reaction crash that leaves one person dead, and several others injured. why one person has been taken into custody. >> a violent night in oakland, what we learned about three separate shootings in the city, and who is now being questioned by the police. >> complete bay area news coverage, starts right now.
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this is ktvu. >> welcome to mornings on two. >> a loss of events going on in the bay area, let's get it started with meteorologist rosemary, who is live with a look at what kind of weather to expect. especially in the city. >> absolutely. good morning, little change, that means a sun and cloud combo this morning. mid-40s to mid-50s. for the afternoon, just a very slight cool-down for some neighborhoods, and in the extended forecast, a chance for some rain, i will show you what to expect in detail for your saturday, and i'll have the future cast model and the possibility of rain coming up. another quite news, i 880 is back open after a chain reaction accident left a woman dead and eight hurt. it happened on southbound 880 in free month around 1:00 a.m. the chp says a 49-year-old woman lost control and hit the center divide, moments later, drunk
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driver slapped into her control. he wasn't her, but the woman died at the scene. two other cars were involved and eight people in those cars went to the hospital with minor injuries. authorities say the alleged drunk driver is under arrest. one person was killed and four others injured in a skier risk of shootings in oakland. there was a fatal shooting at 96th and birch, 6:30, another at 80th international, and that will violence at 4:00 p.m. let's take you through what happened. in the fatal shooting, witnesses reported hearing 35 to 40 shots. police say the target was a car on first street. that car crashed, and caught fire. one victim died, another was taken to highland hospital. at least one other person was hit by stray bullets. around 6:30, a man was shot in the back at 80th and international. two men walked into a shop, one fired, and both ran away. officers detained two suspects, and recovered a gun. no word on the victim's condition.
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two hours before that, and man was shot in the 1600 block of 92nd avenue. investigators say people in two cars were shooting at each other, the victim was shot in the back, and is expected to survive. one person was detained. san francisco is expecting a million visitors this weekend. that's even more people than actually live in the stiff. place will be jam packed with events. the hardly strictly blue grass festival, the america cup reyes-- races, giants playoff game, 49 ergs. >> it will probably be crowded. >> two cruise ships will port shoulders. so expect more boats than usual. the coast guard will be looking for any safety violations. with all those events in san francisco, it's going to be a challenge getting in, out and around the city. ali is live with more on how
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public transportation agencies working to make the weekend easier. >> reporter: it's 7:00 a.m., and it's getting a little busy out here, we out to fisherman wharfs is where people will be gathering to watch the blue angles. but if you are driving to san francisco, the word is don't do it unless you have to. not only are streets going to be more crowded, but some will be partially close, bike embark darrow, it's just going to have one lane of traffic going through. the middle lane. the far left lane is going to be for emergency vehicles. the right lane where they're doing that work and laying out cones and fences, that's going to become an expanded bike lane. see them preparing for that right now. >> saturday and sunday, test this out for future events, and to see if that works. it creates another option for people who want to get into the events by using their bike.
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>> reporter: along the area, the san francisco bike coalition is offering free bike valet service, end couraging -- inch -- encouraging people to ride bikes. a line 5 bus will take people to golden gate park for the hardly strictly blue grass festival. bart is on a regular weekend schedule, but are adding more cars to the trains, so they can transport more people across the bay, and they plan to run more trains when events, and cons earth let out. -- concerts let out of. there's extra ferry service going on, taking passengers every 30 minutes to san francisco from oakland and alameda, and a ferry service from vallejo to san francisco. there are a lot of option. officials are expecting big traffic backups today, so if you can avoid driving here and walk, bike, take public transit, that will be the best bet the entire weekend. >> it will be a wild weekend, if
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you're heading to san francisco, be aware of some street closures. at she said, one northbound lane , will be closed. ellis between paul anisyl mag deny. >> stockton is closed between gary and market. if that wasn't enough, it's a very big weekend for music here in the bay area. justin bieber is performing, madonna will be at the hp pavilion. one of the biggest events is fleet week. you might have seen the blue angles in practice. now it's tike for the real deal. the first performance is later today. we talked to the pilots yesterday. you can check out part of our interview and get a look inside an aircraft carrier coming up at 7:33. a funeral will be held for re fired san francisco firefighter charles dowd. the 69-year-old man boarded a
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train in emoryville. heading to montreal canada to visit his son and his grandchildren. but when the train arrived in chicago, his belongings were on board, but he was not. his body was found in nebraska. authorities are still investigating his death. a car crash left more than 1000 people without power in marin county. that happened before 7:00 p.m. at sir france drake boulevard. police say the car crashed into a power pole, knock the power lines across sir francis drake boulevard. power was restored by 4:00 a.m. contra costa health officials are warrenning residents to be careful in the wake of the county's first rabies death in 20 years. a 34-year-old man died on july 31. authorities believe he got the disease back in march after being bitten by a mexican free tail bat. investigators say the bat was found flopping on the ground in the southern part of the county. the victim worked abroad and
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traveled to 8 countries while potentially infectious. >> there were 59 people who were identified, and 22 of those -- >> yesterday, health official urged the public to get immediate treatment if bitten by any wild animal. once symptoms appear, doctors say rabies is almost always fatal. rain or shine, people will be getting outdoors. >> and rosemary joins us. she's been working on that beautiful forecast so that people may not have to bundle up too much. >> we'll be running slightly cool for this time of year, but we will see peeks of sunshine, some clouds, that's what we're seeing this morning. some of us waking up with mostly clear skies, some with low clouds, even some fog this morning. giving you a view of what is happening. a beautiful start, and a sweeping view from the bay point area. isn't that gorgeous? calm conditions, just a light breeze. picking up some gusts at times,
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outside of that, we are off to a beautiful start, and the winds are calm in santa rosa where we're dealing with fog over parts of the north bay valley location. santa rosa into nevada, you may experience that, fog along the coastline, marine layer is about 3000 people, but not not really around, we have it inside just inside the bay, a little along the coastline, with part live cloudy skies reported in most cases. 46 in napa, 46 in santa rosa, chillier than where we were 24 hours ago, for most of us, 2 to 5 degrees are from yesterday. so a cool start in your neighborhood. 55 in livermore, and san jose, 54 in oakland, and widespread low 50s to mid- to upper 50s for downtown san francisco. satellite radar here, we watch the slow ride off the coastline, amendments not going to budge a -- it's not going to budge much, and will bring us the cloud,
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bring us the on shore breeze as far as temperatures below average for this time of year. on tap for your weekend, cooler air continuing to move in, temperatures in the 60s to mid-70s for the afternoon around our inland areas, apparently cloudy skies expected for the second half of the day, with mid-and high level clouds in the forecast. if i run you over the next several days, you'll notice a slight chance for rain coming our way. here we are in the weekend, get past the weekend, and now into monday evening. notice just a little bit of moisture in parts of lake tahoe. not a lot. tuesday goes uneventful, and now wednesday morning, and some scattered showers reported over the southern half of monterey. this is going to change. we're still several days out, but just an indication of that slight chance there to give you an idea what we are expecting if we do see the scattered showers, it will be just a little amount. 71 degrees in santa rosa, today, 70 in richmond, 68 for oakland,
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low 70s, danville, pleasanton, along the peninsula for the afternoon, 71 redwood city, 69 san bruno, partly cloudy skies. extended forecast there, notice numbers don't change a lot. low 70s in the forecast for the inland areas, low 60s expected along the coast. slight chance for rain coming in tuesday, lasting through wednesday, but pulling us back into the weekend, a lot going on in the city for the afternoon. i'll give you a tour and show you the numbers coming up. >> thanks, rosemary. we've been telling you more than a million people expected in san francisco this weekend. so let's take a live look at what that's going to do to traffic on bay area bridges. there's the fog, bay bridge toll plaza, there are more cars on the road than usual maybe this time for saturday morning, but still traffic you can see there is pretty light if you're heading on the road at 7:11. to the golden gate bridge where people are heading into the city, fog thicker there,
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head lights are on, there is an fog advisory on for the bridge, which could slow things down. and for people down in the south bay, this is what the san mateo bridge looks like. good steady stream of cars, but traffic is light. >> 7:11, election day is a month away, but when california voters can cast early ballots. >> a scandal at the vatican, this time, the butler says he did it. the information he took, and the punishment just happened down. >> the political debate that could turn into a two man comedy show, when you can see two familiar faces go head to head on stage. [ male announcer ] the career landscape of america is changing.
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18 month sent for documents. the butler says he leaked the pope's private correspondence out of love for the church and pope. the book reveals that the petty in fighting innages of corruption and homosexual associated with the roman catholic church. closer to home, we are exactly one month away from the november 6 vote. before president obama returns to the bay area on monday, this morning, he spoke about the need to keep america moving forward. >> we owe it to them to keep moving forward. we've come too far to turn back now. we have made too much progress to return to the policies that got us into this mess in the first place doctor. >> in his weekly address, he says there are signs the economy is bouncing back. he pointed to yesterday's jobs report, which showed the nation's unemployment at 7.8%. that's the loy he lowest -- lowt figure since january 2009. he said businesses have added
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5.2 million jobs in the past two and a half years. he will. >> attend a star studded concert tomorrow. the president also has a fund-raiser with former president bill clinton. on monday, as we said, president obama will announce the establishment of the caesar chavez monument. elf's -- he will arrive in the afternoon. there's a funds racing concert with john legend, and $20,000 a plate dinner. alex smith is expected to attend. still basking in the success of wednesday's presidential debate, republican nominee mitt romney is in the electoral rich state of florida. romney and his wife anne were greeted by a throng of supporters waving american flags in st. petersburg,. >> he got a chance to explain his program, how he will create new jobs. did you hear what he had to say?
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i didn't either. >> later, the romneys shook hands and posed for pictures at with customers at a cuban restaurant. there interest you might have heard the big bird interest comment. that was at a romney rally. romney said he will cut federal funding for pbs, which airs sesame street. the rally was organized by the florida consumer action network. early voting begins in california next week, and if you wants to get your vote in early, head though your county election office in the next few days. but don't forget, monday is columbus day, so the county offices should be closed. ballots for people voting by mail will be sent out tuesday when the post office reopens from the holiday. how will you vote in you can take our quiz to help. you will find the presidential
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election quiz under the cover photo. the candidates for vice president aren't the only oning preparer for the debate. danville will well come some 50,000 visitors, -- welcome some 50,000 visitor. >> it does enhance our community in many ways for restaurants, hotels, retail stores. >> we couldn't buy the type of publicity etch at any price, really, that we'll get. >> a local business electronicsed to provide debate merchandise says it can barely keep up with demand. danville will spend $100,000 to stage the debate. city officials say after hosting the debate in 2000, they know the expense is well worth it. there's a different kind of debate tonight, between bill o'reilly and jon stewart. two hosts with clashing political viewpoints. they will have a mock debate at george washington university, and call it the rumble 2012.
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tickets sold out almost immediately, and the show will be available over the internet through live streaming. people reduced to tears. >> it's hard to come here. i've been a self sufficient person my whole life. >> she's upset over one mayor's plan to close soup kitchens. why he wants to put them out of business. >> a cool down is in the forecast for your bay area weekend. we're up with a mix of clouds, some fog. we'll look at what to suspect for your neighborhood coming up -- what to expect for your neighborhood coming up.
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a 10-year-old colorado girl is missing and police have now issued an amber alert. jessica ridge way never made it to school. there was a delay of several hours in reporting the girl missing. her mother sleeps during the day because she works a graveyard shift and she didn't know she was absent until the afternoon. >> it's really hard to wonder, you know, what could go on. >> police have asked that people stop conducting their own searches because it can interfere with the coordinated search and work of police dogs. a california mayor is being criticized for plans to stop feeding the homeless. the mayor eric beaver says he wants to solve the homeless problem by getting rid of soup kitchens, something he was recorded saying earlier this week, and it has upset a lot of people. >> if we manage to put a soup kitchen out of business, that will go a long way towards
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addressing the nuisance we have. >> now, when i need some help, i'm told i'm trash? it's not a very kind thought. >> the soup kitchen says many of the people who come in are senior citizens on fixed incomes. the mayor probably won't get his wish. his term ends next month. after a $4 million renovation, a hotel in am deer county is making a come back from the glory days in the 1850s. the old national hotel used to be empty until a local business owner decided to turn it into a classy 36 room boutique hotel, and fine dining restaurant. legendary characters like mark twain, black bart and john wayne were known to have presented the hotel -- frequented the hotel back in the day. >> we have people coming from the bay area, and southern california who came in their younger days, and quite a wild time. but now they want someplace nice to stay. >> even better, the rebirth of
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this hotel creates 50 jobs for people in that area. at least one bay area american airlines flight was canceled because of necessary seat repairs. 42 of 48 planes that were pulled aside for inspection and repairs, the miami bound flight was canceled yesterday morning. american airlines said all seat repairs on the 757s should be down by today. it's estimated that 14,000 people were affected by the maintenance this week. schools in marin county are trying to stop students from sexting after reports that some of the pictures of young girls are being sold. last week, the principal of mill valley middle school wrote to parenting about provocative photos of middle and high school girls that were being passed electronically between the schools. students say girls will send a picture of themselves to someone, and that person passes it on. parents are being asked to closely monitor their kids, which some say is hard to do. >> it's part of this age we're living in where everybody is
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involved computer things, and we have no control over it. as a parent, you can try to stop it, but it's kind of impossible. >> the marin county sheriff's department is investigating. because if the reports are true, that could result in child pornography charges. little something for everybody in san francisco. but we are getting off to a foggy start. so let's check in with rosemary. good morning, we're looking good. partly cloudy skies, with some fog across the golden gate, over into petaluma. we're seeing visibility down to a quarter mile in some cases. we have partly cloudy skies at the coast, part live cloudy skies across the bay, inland, and we are going to see partly cloudy skies for the afternoon. if you're heading to the blue grass festival, upper 50s to low 60s in the forecast, with sunshine and clouds, off over, along marina green where are blue angles will fly.
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the on shore breeze will be picking up for the second half of the day. winds 5-15 miles an hour expected. how about the giants? they will be playing tonight and tomorrow night. upper 50s in the forecast, with sun setting at just before 7:00, an down into the football arena where there will be partly cloudy skies for tomorrow, san francisco, 49ers will be playing, and looking at mid-60s about game time there. so all in all, across san francisco, for today, we have partly cloudy skies. temperatures in the upper 50s right now. low to mid-60s for the afternoon. and cooling back down into the upper 50s into tonight, meanwhile, around our inland areas, widespread low to mid-70s in the forecast today through tomorrow, temperatures slightly cooler than what we get for this time of year, but still a good-looking forecast, and as we've been talking about, a slight possibility of some rain coming our way tuesday into wednesday. i will show you that model coming up. >> thanks, rosemary. if you didn't see it, baseball fans still fired up
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about a controversial call during the wild card game between the braves and cardinals. >> foul ball shallow left. elf's take it . 's take. it's dropped miscommunication. >> that's when it got interesting, braves thought they had the bases loaded. the umpires called the infield fly rule in the outfield. the fans started to throw things on the field. the game was delayed, and the braves played that game under protest. major league baseball denied the protest, cardinals won the game 6-3. time is 7:27. and remembering a hero, what's happening in alameda in honor of restaurant neil armstrong. >> there will be plenty of eyes on the sky in san francisco today when you can watch the blue angles and the other fleet beat -- angels. and other fleet week events. >> gas prices $5 and beyond. what is cog that spike?
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from the blue angels to blue grass, lots going on in the bay area, and a million people expected to join in on the fun, we'll tell you what's on the list, and how to get around it. >> going to be exciting. welcome back to mornings on two. >> big crowds are expected san francisco today, because a lot
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of this weekend's events are happening there, and we are live alone the embarcadero where things are getting busy. >> reporter: if you can avoid driving to san francisco, that would be a really good idea to leave your car at home of the we just had someone come up and say that she was charged $45 to park down in the embarcadero, so parking is at a high premium, at not only will the streets be crowded, some will be closed, like the embarcadero, for the entire weekend, it's going to be just one lane of traffic heading northbound. you can see the cars slowing down. in the right-hand lane, that's an expanded bike line. of the bicycle coalition will offer free bike valet service, another reason why they're encouraging people to bike or walk here. and if you want to get to san francisco by sea there, are a total 8 ferries, running from
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oakland, alameda to vallejo. normally there are three, so they are stepping up efforts so people can get here more easily. ferry managers say they expect to transport 10 to 12,000 people this weekend. >> free parking in the east bay, a wonderful experience, you get to get on the bay on a beautiful day, and avoid the congestion on the bridges and roads. >> reporter: muni is adding 65 more buses to accommodate the extra people, including a number 5 line that will take people directly from civic center blaze, bart station to golden gate park. that's where the concert goers are going. bart adding more cars to the trains, and they plan to run more trains when event and concerts let out. so when they have the flood of people, they will have extra trains available to take people back across the bay. there are also extra taxis in circulation, we don't see any around here at this moment, but
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we have seen several going past this morning. there are about 1600 taxis on san francisco streets, 100 more than usual. so that's just one other way to get to san francisco. the big advice, don't drive here, parking is very hard to find. it's very expensive, and there's going to be a lot of traffic here today. live in san francisco, channel 2 news. >> the roar of the blue angels will bounce around today. you're going to hear them all over. you can tour the 847-foot uss island -- there's enough room for 2900 military personnel. it also has a complete hospital unit. the angels seem to be the biggest draw. >> so much more than an air show. fleet week is a celebration between the relationship communities have with the men and women in uniform, and we love to be a part of it. >> there's the lucky little guy.
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that's the first in line to meet the blue angels yesterday. he wanting to be a blue angels pilot when he grows up. the parade of ships will sail under the golden gate bridge at 11:00 a.m., the air show starts at 12:30, highlight of that air show, the blue angels, who are scheduled to take to the skies at 3:00 p.m. now, as part fleet week, there's going to be a special ceremony honoring an american hero. at noon, members from nasa and the u.s. navy will pay tribute to neil armstrong. he loved the navy and the sea, and his ashes were scattered in the atlantic ocean. today's ceremony will be held on the uss hornet at alameda point, we are feeling the pain at the pump with gas pricing soaring. some stations are breaking the $5 a gallon mark. cab drivers to delivery, busy to
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the commuter, nobody is liking what they pay at the pump. food truck operators say the cost of business goes up another $200 a month just because of the gas price increase. >> we don't want to pass that along to the customers, but at some point we have to. >> every time it goes down, refinery blows up, they jack is back up. it's like this on purpose or something. >> the spikes might be temporary, but if it a while, delivery charges and food prices could start going up for everybody. higher gas prices have driven many people to wait in long lines to fill up tanks and dis-- at discount retailers. this is at a cots co. several stations with lower prices have reported even running out of unleaded fuel because of the demand. many economists say a fuel shortage crisis could be looming for california drivers. account -- we posted tools
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to find the cheapest gays at ktvu.com. the first human case of west nile hat been found in monterey company. the person was out of state when they got the virus. this is the county's first human case since 2009. so far this year, west nile has been detected in 40 counties around the state. palo alto police are looking for a man suspected of burglar icing a home on eric row head way. -- on arrowhead way. they say this man stole a gaming console of the she saw the man as she was driving home, and got on the of her car, he -- and got out of her car, he sped away. she realized she had been burglarized. the attorney for a couple whose 1-year-old son was killed -- 18-year-old son was killed by oakland police want them to drop two top officials. they demanding the firing of howard jordan and the chief manage error.
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earlier, the police department released reports regarding the shooting of alan back in may. the attorney says the reports shows the shooting was unjust. >> last words, no weapon in his hand, no weapon him at the time that the officer approached him and shot him while on the ground why did you do this? i didn't do anything. and he died. >> they want the district attorney to prosecute the officer. oakland police say the teen was shot because he was reaching for a gun. hayward police officer shot and killed a suspect after he reportedly reached for a weapon while inside a stolen car. it happened yesterday near the intersection of breyer gateway and vanderbilt before 11:15 a.m. police say the officer approached the car that had been reported stolen. he asked the man to show his hands. the suspect then refused and instead reached for a weapon. prompting the officer to open fire. neighbors say it happened too
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close to tree view elementary school. >> it's sad, just really sad, they would do it so close to a school. >> we did lock down the school, and we insured there was no injuries to any staff or students. >> the suspect was taken to a hospital where he was later pronounced dead. a coach is facing charges of having a sexual relationship with a student. yesterday morning, lafayette police arrested the 22-year-old of martinez. they say he had a relationship with a female student that lasted for more than a year. the schedule -- school has placed him on administrative leave. we're getting new information on the case of a san jose teacher accused of molesting a student. notes have been made public. officials say the documents reveal the principal knew of possibly abuse by craig chandler early on. police say he did not report it until chandler was accused of
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molesting another child three months later. >> we believe the notes are the most compelling evidence we have of the student reporting an obvious situation. molestation to the principal that we believe had to be reported there. >> we reached out to the principal's attorney, but did not hear back. the teacher is in a santa clara county jail awaiting charges. first step outside, it felt like a taste of fall. >> so if you're heading out, and we know what, a million people are going to be headed out? rosemary is trying to warm it up. we saw that golden gate bridge shot earlier, and still foggy. >> we have fog as you said, a taste of fall. i pulled out the scare crows, because all of a sudden, we are cool in some cases, even cooler than where we should be. we'll continue the trend into the weekend. live look at san jose, a few high clouds streaming overhead along the coast, and just in the bay, we have fog, we have low
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clouds. but the marine layer is very, very weak, and that will help us to actually get a little more sunshine for the afternoon. watching and hoping to see the blue angels for this afternoon, and i think we're in good shape. this is the responsible element. this low is going to remain adequacy stationery for the weekend, and that means subtle changes in story for saturday, sunday. today, a lot like yesterday. we are a few degrees cooler this morning, and we'll carry that into the afternoon. mix of low clouds this morning, mid-and high level clouds expected for the afternoon. around the bay and inland, we are talking 60s at the coast, 60s around the bay, some 70s along the peninsula, and well inland, low to mid-70s. on shore breeze will be back from 5 to 15. giving you a look. overhead along the value floor, -- along the value floor, overcast skies, fog over part of
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the north bay golden gate looks socked in. not a lot going on as we get into the afternoon, just a few clouds moving through. tomorrow morning, we could wake up with low clouds again. could actually be more widespread. at this hour, mid-40s to mid-50s outside your door, antioch, warmer spot, we'll call it relatively speaking. 52 in concord, mid-40s santa rosa, and napa. numbers a few degrees cool lever. over part of the north bay, so you will notice this if you're getting out early this morning, perhaps to the farmer's market, maybe you have a soccer game with the kids. 71 degrees this afternoon for santa rosa, 69 san rafael, 68 in oakland, 64 san francisco, in the city, upper 50s to low to mid-60's for the entire day if you're going to end enjoy the festivities there.
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74 for livermore, the extended forecast, you can see a little change as well as we get into monday, tuesday, increase in clouds, and slight possibility of maybe a few scattered showers. i'll have that model for you lined up coming up. as we have mentioned, it is going to be very busy in san francisco with the more than a million people heading in. we want to give you a look at what conditions look like now. certainly foggy out there, but it's still light, so if you want to go into the city, go now! it's a great time to go. we know lots of people who end up watching the blue angels fly from bart stations, because they haven't made it in. something to keep in mind. foggy on the golden gate bridge, an advisory in effect, because it is tough to see. from things could slow down. over to the san mateo bridge, sunny there, looks good, and you can see traffic moving along, not so fast, but just steadily
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across the bridge, so keep in mind if you want to head into san francisco, or go across the bay area, this is a good time to go. >> watch us for a while first. four suspected terrorists are back on u.s. soil. what they are accused of and when necessarily's phase a judge -- and when they'll face a judge. >> one of the most polarizing musicians is at it again. 0
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four terrorism suspects facing charges. they left england after losing a battle to extra decision. -- extradition. he is accused of running jihad training camp. tomorrow is the 11th 11th anniversary of the war in afghanistan, with the death toll passing 2000. people are gathering today to protest the occupation in the middle east, anti war protestors, supporters are, rally at noon in san francisco, then march down market street to the grand hyatt hotel on stockton street. anti war protests scheduled across the nation and around the world. it is in conjunction with the boycott by hotel workers from the well known hyatt chain. thanks to a new work permit program, some lucky people in the south bay have permits to legally work here in the united states.
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it's called the deferred action for childhood arrive programming. people born outside the u.s. can apply to work here if they came here before their 16th 16th birthdays. >> i was excited, i couldn't believe it in the beginning, but then i read it, and it was true. hard to believe. >> about 200 permits have been granted out of thousands of applications. the local economy in oakland is showing signs of improvement. a rebound that seems to correspond with america's unemployment rate dipping below 8%. that was one of the opinions expressed in uptown oakland on first friday. some are cautious, merchants participating the art walk said business is good. >> it seems like people are coming out and getting their hair done, going out and eating, and i can see my neighbor's improvement in business as well.
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>> others don't see it that way. one woman told us she was laid off four months ago and said the numbers don't tell the whole story. the job hunting and penny pinching struggles of the 7.8% nationally are still for work. if you are looking for a job, you could meet with one of the nation's fastest growing solar companies. they announced that they're opening the regional headquarters in concord and today, they are going to hold a job fair from 10 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. they are looking for sales consultant and people for its neighborhood canvas program. town hall meeting will be held to discuss education and its future in california. the gathering will be held with education officials. they hope community members will bring their concerns and ideas to that forum. the program starts this morning at 9:00 a.m. community members can show up at 8:30 to sign it. it will be held at the san mateo city hall. oakland student, teachers and families will rally in front
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of a local high school. they are concerned about the cuts to public education and services to children and families. they hope sharing personal stories will urge people to support prop 30. right now, david blain is standing on a 20-foot platform surrounded by millions of volts of electricity. have crazy. he started at 4:30 yesterday in manhattan. he is wearing a 20-pound chain suit. he plans to remain on that platform without food for 72 hours. >> this is beyond impressive. and it is amazing. it is sort of like the harry
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howdini story. >> so blain's doctor says the main risk, exposure to by-products of that electric find air. so there is a ventilation system to provide him with breathable air and water tube. his special visor in the helmet will protect his eyes. >> he always has that look in his eyes. >> it is entertaining. homecoming night for the cal bears. >> an october that the fans couldn't ask for. the one change at the coliseum a fans are demanding. >> afternoon highs will be running below normal for saturday. i'll have a look at what to expect coming up.
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both bay area baseball teams gun the world series run today. the giants will take on dusty baker and the reds, at at&t park. mr. perfect game. matt cane will start game one. he and the rest of the giants held the final workout yesterday. >> the post season is something that is so much fun, and you work so hard to get here. all year, and i think you got to really enjoy just the process of being in this position. >> the giant have finalized the 25 man roster, they will carry 12 pitchers and five reserves, that included aubrey huff. game one start at 6:30 at at&t park. it is a sell out, game 2, the
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same time tomorrow. series moves to cincinnati for game 3 at 2:37 pacific time, and if necessary, games 4 and 5 will be played on wednesday and thursday. san francisco mayor he had lee has a friendly wager with cincinnati mayor. the city that wins will host a chili cookoff. fans are getting excited about the team being in the playoff, and are calling for the team to remove the tarp from the third deck for the playoffs. tickets to the home games are sold out, but seats in the third deck aren't for sale. the a is he athey wouldn't remove the towers -- the a is he wouldn't remove it until the team makes it to the series. expect the unexpected, that's what the as are saying after they start their best in five series.
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the team has overcome many odds after a slow start to the season, and winning the al west title on wednesday. jared parker says his team is ready for the challenge. >> i'm excited. this team's gone through a lot this year, and we're happy to be here, it's a tribute to the work we've done as a team, and it's a honor. >> here's look at the as schedule, first two games in detroit, game two happens tomorrow at 9 a.m., game 3 is in oak land tuesday night at 6 p.m., game 4 and 5, of course, all depends on the outcome of those first three games. it's homecoming people for thing a -- -- it's homecoming for the cal bears. during halftime, all ticket holders will be asked to participate in a card -- this has been a tradition. this is the first time the entire crowd will participate.
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the stadium will have its official rededication. it will all be in memory of fall californians who have lost their lives in war. tomorrow, fans can get an up close look at the stadium during an open house from 2 to 4:00 p.m. stanford is getting ready to take on the arizona wildcats. stanford is coming off that 17-13 loss at washington that ended their undefeated run. you can watch the game right here on channel 2 at 12:00. >> you want to go outside, you have that, you want to watch games, you can do that. watch ucla beat cal. >> plenty. >> rosemary is working on a nice forecast tonight? >> bring along the jacket, make sure kids are bundled up. we are expecting an on show breeze, partly cloudy skies, and with the breeze begins to blow it, cools things down. which means if you head into the city, expect the same. outside the doors, partly cloudy skies, fog reported over part of the north bay valley locations as well as areas near the golden
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gate, and low clouds have slipped into the bay. partly cloudy skies, and a slightly cooler day. 71 for santa rows tax 70 degrees for mountain view, low to mid-60s in the city of san francisco. at some point, some scat may enter the picture -- some scattered showers may enter the picture. we get into monday night, maybe a few sprinkles over tahoe, occasions of the system off the coast, moving -- occasions of the system off the coast moving in. we are still from too to four -- two to four days out. looks like the best shot, temperatures not budging a lot. low to mid-70s in the forecast inland. low 70s at the coast. just a few hours, the opening ceremony for oktoberfest will get underway. oakland mayor will help kick off the event which begins at 11:00 a.m. it's happening at the intersection of fruit vail
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avenue and mcarthur. president obama heads back to california tomorrow morning. the list of hollywood celebs helping him raise money, plus a 49ers star who is expected to attend a big fund raising bash. >> the ripple effect of california's record high gas prices. lots of prepaid cards
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we'll help you navigate the bay area's version of carmageddon. >> the 49ers expected to attend a big fundraisers. >> this is ktvu mornings on 2. >> thanks for up with -- waking up with us. >> there's a cool down today, just in time for the events we've been telling you about happening. here's rosemary with a quick look at the weather. >> good morning. our changes will be subtle, disturbance off the coast, well, it will keep us in a holding pattern. we have a mix of sun and clouds
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outside. fox reported in some spots. temperatures already a few degrees cooler as we start the morning, from 24 hours ago, and that will carry us through the afternoon. in the extended forecast, a slight possibility of maybe a few sprinkles. i'll show that you model, detail your saturday for you coming up. new this morning, hercules police looking for whoever killed a woman inside her own home. police say the victim's husband called a neighbor to check on his wife afternoon 11 last night, his wife was supposed to pick him up at the oakland airport, but never showed up. the woman was found dead in front of the home, and police say the family car is missing. it's described as a 2011 sky blue subaru out back with idaho plate, the number is there on your screen. it's 1a 1 f 680. anyone with any information is being asked to call the police. overnight news, a series of accidents in fremont left a woman dead and 8 hurt.
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it happened around 1:00 a.m. the 49-year-old woman was in an accident, and hit the center divide. moments later, a drunk driver slammed into her car. he was not hurt, but the woman did die at the scene, two other cars were involved, and eight people in those cars went to the hospital with minor injuries. authorities say the alleged drunk driver is under arrest. one person was killed and four others injured in a series of shootings in oakland. they were mostly on the east side of the city. the deadly attack happened at 96th and birch street around 9:15 last night. earlier a man was shot at 80th 80th and international, before that there was a running gun battle. in the fatal shooting, witnesses heard 35 to 40 shots at a car on birch street. the car crashed and caught fire. one victim died, another was taken to highland hospital. at least one other person was hit by stray bullets, no other arrests have been made. around 6:30, man was shot in
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the back at a shop. two men walk in, one fired and both ran away. officers detained two suspects and recovered a gun, no word on the victim's condition. two hours earlier, a man was shot in the 1600 block of 92nd 92nd avenue. investigators say people in two cars were shooting at each other. the victim was shot in the back and is expected to survive. one person was detained there. >> gas prices are soaring here in the bay area. some stations are even breaking $5 a gallon, and it hurts. cab drivers to delivery businesses are all down to the average commuter, and no one liking what they pay. food truck operators say the cost goes up another 200 bucks a month just because of the gas price increase. >> we don't want to pass it along too readily, but at some pointing, i guess we have to. >> you know, it's like this on purpose or something.
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>> the spike could be temporary, but if not, prices could go up for everyone. it's driving many people to wait in long lines to fill up at discount retailers. this is the cosco station in southern california, and how it looked yesterday. if you've been around cosco in the bay area, you know that's what we find here. several stations with lower prices have reported running out of unleaded fuel, and many say a fuel shortage crisis could be looming for california drivers. we have posted tools to help you finds for the cheapest glass. look for the business attach. san francisco expected a million visitors this weekend. lots of events, fleet week, hardly strictly blue grass festival america cup reyes, italian heritage parade, and
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giant play off games, and 49ers game. >> it's probably going to be this -- >> good advice, two huge cruise ships will port thousands of passengers, but the big crowds won't just be on land. expect more boats on the water, safeguard will be looking for safety violations. bart is going to run longer trains, they will have up to a dozen special event trains all day, today and tomorrow. agency is also calling in extra help. there will be more station agents to assist the out of town centers, and remember, parking at bart station is free on the weekend. muni is doing to have extra trains. e streetcar will run from the caltrans station to fisherman's wharf. buses will be available as well. if you want to get on a ferry,
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there are going to be three times as many ferries between the east bay and san francisco. alameda, oakland, san francisco service will run every 30, 45 minutes. service will double between vallejo and the city on saturday. if you're head to san francisco, be aware of street closures. one northbound lane on the embarcadero will be closed. ellis between powell will be closed averages stockton street is closed between gary and market. if all that is not enough for you, it is also a huge weekend for music fans here in the bay area. justin bieber performing at the or california arena, and -- oracle arena. and madonna will be here. a car crash caused a power
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outage. a car crashed into a power pole, knocking power lines across sir francis drake boulevard. more than 4000 people were left in the dark. and the road was closed in both directions until about mid-nile. pg&e says power was fully restored by 4:00 a.m. good morning. cool to mild weather. a live look over the city, you can see the tower, some high clouds, some low clouds sliping into the bay, partly cloudy skies from the coast inland. and our weather pattern already controlled by this system. off the coast for the weekend, as it sends clouds into the bay area. helping to disrupt the marine later, so the low clouds and fog are patchy. seeing it over the north bay, over the golden gate bridge, but we are not seeing it in areas like oakland this morning. and we're seeing it just partly cloudy and patchy fog along the coastline. this will be the run for the afternoon as well. partly cloudy skies in the
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forecast. slightly cooler temperatures in the forecast as well. we're seeing it this morning, and will feel it for the afternoon as well. temperatures rolling back from 2 to 4 degrees, so just a minor cool-down for the afternoon. the morning clouds and fog will be burning away to partly cloudy skies remaining in the afternoon. here's the forecast, cool pattern may culminate early next week, with the possibility of some scattered showers. we have some clouds in this case, we are looking at temperatures in the 60s and 70s for the afternoon. run you through into monday, already, so we have a few sprinkles popping up over the higher elevations of tahoe, into tuesday, uneventful, and into wednesday, you can see along the coastline, from monterey down into about point conception. so the take away, it's a slim chance, and we are not expecting a lot to fall. 47 in napa, 47 degrees in santa rosa. for the valley, locations pet
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luke, visibility down to about a quarter mile, partly cloudy skies in oakland, 55 in livermore, 53 and calm, beautiful start in san jose. afternoon highs for today, 71 for santa rows -- rosa, 68 for you oakland, 66 in alameda, low 70s, danville, livermore, antioch, pleasant weather for inland areas. quite a difference a few days makes, right? 74, saratoga, 71 sunnyvale, 70 san mateo, 64 in san francisco. a lot going on in the city. you have low 60s and partly cloudy skies for the coast if you're going to half moon bay, the extended forecast shows you temperatures don't change a lot, in fact, very similar, perhaps a tad cooler on sunday, and then a slight little cool-down getting into monday, tuesday, with increasing clouds. if you're going to the city
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today for all the festivities, i'll have an outlook coming up. the verdict is in, and it's a 18 month sent for the pope's butler for stealing private documents and leaking them to a journalist. he leaked the pope's private correspondence out of visceral love for the church and pope. the journalist book reveals that petty in fighting and allegations of corruption and home know section -- homosexuality. this morning, he spoke about the need to keep america moving forward. >> we owe it to them to keep moving forward. we've come too far to turn back now. we've made too much progress to return to the policies that got us into this mess in the first place. >> in his weekly address, the president said there are signs the economy is bouncing back. he pointed to yesterday's jobs report which showed the
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unemployment at 7.8%. that's the lowest since january of 2009. he mentioned businesses have add ed 5.2 million jobs. he flies to los angeles tomorrow, he'll attend a star-ed ited coverage certificate which will did a star-studded -- he will attend a star-studded concert which will there include george clooney. he will arrive in san francisco, there's a fund raising convert with john legend, and $20,000 a plate dinner. alex smith is expected to attend. still backing in the success of wednesday's debate, mitt romney are in florida. he and his wife were greeted by a throng of supporters. he told the crowd president obama failed to discuss his jobs initiative during the debate.
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>> he got a chance to explain his program, how he will create new jobs in america. did you hear what he had to is an? i didn't either. >> later, as you can see, the romneys shook hands and posed for pictures. activists had fun with mitt romney's big bird comment. they staged a mock fight at a romney rally. romney said he will cut federal funding for public television which airs sesame street. the rally was organized by the florida consumer action network. with all the crowds heading to san francisco today, let's take a live look at some main bridges around the bay. things are a little busier than usual on the bay bridge for this time of morning, but there are still no delays. officials hope more people will take public transportation.
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there is still some fog, but not as bad as about an hour ago on the golden gate bridge hiding into the north bay. a parade of ships will be heading under the bridge in just a couple of hours. and finally, as we look at the san mateo bridge, no problems there towards san francisco. more information is coming out regarding the man who died after contracting rabies. >> the controversial political commentator taking on the television funny man.
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good morning, a live look, in parts of the bay. high clouds overhead, pleasant weather in the forecast for the afternoon. contra costa county health officials are warning the public to be careful with wild animals in the wake of the county's first rabies death in 20 years. a 34-year-old man died july 31 in switzerland, authorities say he contracted the disease months earlier somewhere in south contra costa county when he was bitten by a mexican free tail bat. the victim worked abroad and traveled to 8 countries while he was potentially infectious. >> there were 59 people identified, and 23 of those people internationally received post exposure treatment. >> yesterday, health officials urged the public to get immediate treatment if bitten pie a wild animal. once symptoms appear, rabies is
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almost always fatal. a funeral mass will be held for a retired firefighter, charles dowd. he is believed to have died after accidentally falling off an amtrak train. the 69-year-old man boarded that train in emoryville. heading to montreal, canada to visit his son and grandchildren. when the train arrived in chicago, his belongings were on board, but dowd was not. a week later, his body was found in nebraska. authorities are still investigating his death. a california mayor is being criticized for plans to stop feeding the homeless. the mayor eric beaver says he wants to solve the homeless problem by getting rid of soup kitchens, something he was saying at a city council meeting. that upset a lot of people. >> if we manage to put soup kitchen out of business, that will go a long way toward addressing the attractive news san we -- news nuisance. >> now if i need help, i'm told
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i'm trash? that's not a kind thought. >> the soup kitchen says many people are senior citizens on fixed in comes. the mayor probably won't get his wish. his term ended next month. janet napolitano and other officials made a trip to arizona, expresses condolence to the family of the border patrol agent ivey. the 30-year-old died tuesday as a result of what is believed to be friendly fire. that investigation is still ongoing. early voting begins in california next week. if you want to get your vote in early, just head to your county election office in the next few days. but don't forget, monday is columbus day, so the county should be closed. ballots for people voting by mail will be sent tuesday when the post office reopens from the holiday. how will you vote? take our election quiz to help you decide.
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like k -- the candidates for vice president aren't the only ones preparing for debate. danville is getting ready to host the event. the city of 15,000 will welcome some 50,000 visitors. those guests will spend millions of dollars. are. >> it really does enhance our community in many was for restaurants, hotel, retail stores. >> we couldn't buy the type of publicity, at any price, rely, that we'll get out of this. >> a local business licensed to provide debate merchandise can barely keep up with demand. danville will spend $100,000 to stage the debate. city officials say after hosting the debate back in 2000, they know the expense is well worth it. there's a different debate tonight between bill o'reilly and jon stewart, two hosts with clashing political viewpoints. they will have a mock debate. they are calling this the rumble
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2012. tickets sold out almost immediately as you can get. show will be available over the internet through live streaming. defense secretary leon panetta says he's not sure whether two detained men are linked to al-qaeda. he says the u.s. are investigating men who were taken into custody wednesday in connection with the attacks on the couldn't lath in libya -- consulate in libya last month. three americans died. jessica ridgeway never made it to school. she left her house at 8:30 in colorado. there was a delay of several hours in reporting the girl missing. her mother sleeps during the day because she works a graveyard shift, and didn't know jest way was and -- jessica was absent until later. >> you don't know what to do. it's hard to wonder, you know, what could go on interest.
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>> police have asked that people stop nulling their own -- conducting their own search, because it is interfering. at least one bay area flight was canceled for seat repairs. them of 48 planes had to get repairs because seats would come lose. american airlines says all seat repairs on the boeing 757 airplanes should be done by today, and it's estimated that 14,000 people were affected by the maintenance this week. auction of 007 memorabilia marked the 50th anniversary of the first james bond film, doctor no. roger moore introduced the items for sale in london. the 2008 ashton martin driven by daniel craig sold for more than $389,000. the 23rd bond film, sky fall, hits u.s. theaters on november november 9th.
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baseball fever sweeps the bay area. the importance of today's game for the giants pitcher, matt cain, plus the friendly wager between the mayors of san francisco, and cincinnati. >> enjoyable day in the forecast for your weekend. outside the during, partly cloudy skies. it's a cool start in some areas. temperatures will run just slightly below normal. well a -- we'll have a look at what you can expect coming up.
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including a reports that some picturing 6 young girls are being sold. last week, the principal of mill valley middle school wrote to parents about provocative photos of mid-elf and high school girls that were being passed electronically between schools. students say the girls send the picture of themself to someone, and that person passes it on to others. parents are being asked to closely monitor their kids, but some say it's hard to do. >> it's part of this age we're living in, where everybody is involved in computer things, and we have no control over it. as a parent, you can try to stop it, but it's impossible. >> the marin county sheriff's department is investigating, and if the reports of pictures being sold are true that, could result in child pornography charge. a gas leak from navy that forced the vac -- in nevada that forced the evacuation. a backhoe hit a 4-inch gas line
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on bowling drive. people nearby were advised to shelter in place, and several streets were blocked off. about 12 children from the nearby elementary school were told to stay on campus until parents could pick them up. that league -- leak was capped around 6:00 p.m. we could sit here all day analyst everything going on -- and list everything going on. rosemary, it's a good forecast, and it's our director justin's birthday, so he's asking for a nice forecast. >> i'm serving up pleasant weather just for justin and those heading to the city. a light jacket will always do you some good. we're at temperatures in the 50 -- looking at temperatures in the 50s for the saturday and sunday forecast. outside the doors, mix of partly cloudy skies, sunshine, we have fog in some cases, but it's burning off, and for the away, if you are maybe headed to see the 49ers play for sunday, partly cloudy skies, mid-60s.
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it will be a great day for some tailgating. meanwhile, across the bay, low 60s from pa -- to san francisco. concord, livermore and fairfield into the north bay, santa rosa, 71, overcast skies, partly cloudy. 70 in mountain view, 72 santa rosa, and the temperatures a few degrees shy of what we typically get for the first part of october. it's taken us three week in the fall, but it sure feels like fall. numbers will hold steady through sunday. the disturbance off the coast will remain off where it parked through the weekend. by monday into tuesday, edging closer to the coast, and notice a couple of rain icons on the map, tuesday into wednesday. it will be our best bet, and it's just a slight chancing some sprinkles, temperatures remain in the low 60s to mid-60s around the coast and bay. back to you. >> some good weather for october
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baseball. both bay area baseball teams begin their world series run. giants will take on their former manager, dusty baker and the reds. mr. perfect game will start game one. he and the rest of the giants held their final workout yesterday. >> the post season is something that is so much fun, and you work so hard to get here, all year, and i think you got to enjoy just the process of being in this position. >> the giant have finalized their 25 man roster. they will carry 12 pitchers, five reserves, and that includes veteran first baseman aubrey huff. >> tomorrow, the series moves to cincinnati for game 3 on tuesday, 27:00 p.m., exactly, and if -- 2:37, and games 4 on 5, if necessary, will be played on wednesday and thursday. ed lee has a wager with the cincinnati mayor.
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the city that loses will host a chilly cook off fund racial error at a fire station, proceeds will go to youth programs in the winning city. we have not heard if gene kwan has a bet with the detroit mayor tickets to the home game as you might imagine are sold out, but there are those seats in the third deck. they aren't for sale, and. as say they will not remove them until they make it total world series. there's a pet as removethetarps.com. >> expect to be unexpected, that's what the as are thinking as they start the best of five against the tigers. the team has overcome many odds, after a slow start to the season, and winning that al west title on wednesday. jared parker will be starting pitcher, and he says his team is ready for the challenge. >> this team's gone through a lot this year, and we're happy
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to be here, it's a tribute to the work we've done as a team, and it's a honor. >> here's a look at the as schedule. first two games will be in detroit. today's game, set for 3:00 p.m., tomorrow's game at 9:00 a.m. and then game 3 is in oakland on tuesday night at 6:00 p.m. game 4 and game 5 depends on the outcome of the first three games. >> it's going to be exciting this weekend even if you're not into baseball. there's a lot going on. >> reporter: san francisco is getting ready to host more than a million visitors. there's extra buses, trains, bart in circulation. we'll tell you how to get around and what to avoid. >> meningitis outbreak in the u.s., symptoms that began with a common headache vo: for years, sacramento politicians have chopped away funds for our schools.
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today, we're forty-seventh ouof fifty in per-pupil funding. now these politicians say unless we send more tax dollars to sacramento, they'll cut education again. here's a new approach. prop thirty-eight sends billions in new education dollars straight to our local schools, and guarantees the politicians can't touch it. thirty-eight will restore the education cuts from sacramento. so remember this number. thirty-eight.
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live report about fleet week attraction fraction the air to the -- from the air to the sea. >> day like today, you certainly don't want to just walk or drive into san francisco. big crowds are going to effect any trip you might be planning. this weekend, fleet week, hardly strictly blue grass festival, america's cup races, italian heritage parade, many sporting events. ali is live on the embarcadero to help you cut through the congest. >> reporter: you definitely doesn't want to drive to san francisco. we had a lady complain about how the parking at one lot down the street was about $45 for the day, and so she couldn't believe it. so you don't want to drive,
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because we've seen some of the enforcement people out, and they are strict about illegal parking. this car, the driver of this car was written a ticket. there's an estimated 1 million people coming to san francisco because of the events. not only are the streets getting more crowded, but some are going to be partially close, by embarcadero, they've closed off the right lane, because it's been converted into an ex-bike line. my -- expanded bike lane. muni is adding more buses, and there's an extra number 5 fullerton bus that will take concert goers to the golden gate park for the hardly strictly blue grass festival. >> we have additional service on the f-line, additional trains going on market street to the giant games during the weekend. we'll have additional e-line service that connects to the f-line. take people to fisherman wharf.
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>> reporter: all week, officials have urged public transportation. it turns out some people got the message and took bart this morning. >> we traveled bart before, and you know, beats parking, beats trying to drive in the city. mayhem anyway, so it's all about ease. less stress. >> reporter: bart is adding extra cars to the trains to accommodate all the extra passengers, and another low stress form of transportation is the ferry system. there are 8 ferries taking people across the bare -- across the bay. usually their are just three ferriss. back live, i want to show you this giant cruise ship at pier 35. it's carrying about 3700 passengers and crew members. they are also part of the 1 million people in san francisco today, so keep in mind, if you're walking the embarcadero, it might be a little crowded. live in san francisco, ktvu
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channel 2 news. roar of the blue angels will bounce around the bay today. you will hear them, all over san francisco and beyond. the blue angels taking to the skies, you can tour the 847-foot uss at pier 30 and 32. there's enough room on the carrier for 2900 military personnel, and it also has a complete hospital unit. the angels are the biggest draw. >> so much more than an air show. fleet week is really a celebration between the relationship communities have with the men and women in uniform, and we would love to be a part of that. >> check out the lucky 4-year-old getting a high five and a shake. jake was first in line to meet the blue angels yesterday, and it took two and a half hours in line. he wanting to be a blue angels pilot when he grows up. here's a look at the fleet week events. let's go through them.
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0. parade of ships, air show at 12:30, highlight, the blue angels to take to the skies at 3:00 a.m. some gas stations are breaking the $5 a gallon mark. nobody is liking what they're paying at the pump. costs of operations for many businesses are going up fast, and if the high prices stick around long enough, consumers will feel the pain with increased food prices and delivery charges. at ktvu.com, we have tools to find the least expensive gas in the area where you live, just look for the business tab, and choose consumer from the drop down menu. a hayward police officer shot and killed a suspect after he reportedly reached for a weapon while in a stolen car. that all happened yesterday just before 11:15 a.m. the officer approached the car, that had been reported stolen. he asked the man inside to show
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his hands, and police say the suspect refused, and instead reached for a weapon, prompting the officer to open fire. neighbors say it happened too close to tree view elementary school. >> it's just sad, it's just sad that they would do it so close to a school. >> we did lock down the school, and we insured there was no injuries to any staff or the students. >> the suspect was taken to a hospital where he was later pronounced dead. volleyball coach is facing charges of having a sexual relationship with a student. yesterday morning, lafayette police arrested the 22-year-old. they say he had a relationship with a female student that lasted for more than a year. the schedule has placed him on administrative leave, bail has been set at $100,000. we have some new details about the case of a san jose teacher accused of molesting a student. notes taken by the principal at the school have been made
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public. officials say the documents reveal that the principal knew of possible abuse by teacher craig chandler early on. police say he did not report it until chandler was accused of molesting another child three months later. >> obviously, we believe the notes are the most compelling evidence we have of the student reporting an obvious situation of molestation that we believe had to be reported. >> we reached out to the principal's attorney, but did not hear back. the teacher, craig chandler is in a jail awaiting charges. at least 47 people have now contracted meningitis tied to steroid shots. they are in 7 states, michigan, virginia, maryland, florida, north carolina, indiana, and tennessee. one patient in tennessee, jane net russell, starting to have headaches a fever, and neck pain about a week after getting
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steroid injections. >> she has headaches, anosmia cannot eat, she can not even take a sip of water, and hold it down to take her medication orally. >> five people have died. the steroid was sent to clinics in -- none in the bay area. the steroid has been recalled. the first human case of west nile virus has been found in monterey county. health officials say the victim is out of the hospital, and recovering. they say the person was out of state when they contracted the virus. this is the county's first human case since 2009. so far this year, west nile has been detected in 40 counties around the state. good morning. cool to mild weather in the forecast for your weekend, a gorgeous shot here of the golden gate bridge, low-lying fog, take a look at that car crossing the
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bridge. we are now see the fog burn away and give us mostly clear skies. part live cloudy skies, giving a look. mid-and high level clouds will be with us throughout saturday. it's from a disturbance often the coastline that will sit here for just the weekend, edging its way closer to us, eventually, but for today, and for tomorrow, temperatures only slightly cooler than what we saw yesterday with a mix of clouds as well at sunshine expected for the afternoon. so in a nutshell, we have clouds, fog, but a disorganized marine layer will continue, and high clouds will be in the forecast for the average, 60s around the bay, 70s inland for many. this is a pleasing forecast. on shore breeze from 5 to 15 miles an hour for the afternoon. right now, 4 degrees in santa rosa, a cool start outside your
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door. gray skies in parts of san rosa. 54 san rafael, partly cloudy skies in oakland, mostly clear with some high clouds in san jose, 53 for you, 54 in redwood city. afternoon highs for today, 71 for petaluma, 69 san rafael, 66 in sausalito, the highs a lot like what we felt on friday. 68 in oakland, we have got 70 degrees castor valley, 68 in hayward, low 70s for livermore, and pleasanton. to the south bay, 72 for san jose, 70 for fremont this afternoon. olive festival going on there. 70 for san mateo. 64 in san francisco. mid-to upper 50s outside right now, and warming to the low to mid-60s with partly cloudy skies for the second half of the day. if you're heading to san francisco, you're extended forecast, numbers not going to change a lot, could be just a tad cooler tomorrow. mostly cloudy skies by monday, and then the disturbance i talked about a moment ago will
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bring us a very slight chance at some sprinkles on tuesday, as well as wednesday. our temperatures remain in the low 70s inland, low 70s at the coast. if you're going to be out and about, i'll line up your lunchtime numbers coming up. how some bridges are holding up with that traffic. first, a look at the bay bridge running up to the toll plaza, still light traffic, sun coming out today, moving well into the city. however, if you have to drive today, this looks like the time to get on the road, things around the golden gate bridge, foggy, on the grounds mayor showed you a -- rosemary showed you a different view. the parade of ships expected to sail at 11:00 a.m. and finally, no problems to report on the san mateo bridge, traffic still light as you head into the city from the south bay. a single piece of mail is a game changer for people in the south bay. we'll tell you how a small piece
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police are tooking for a man suspected of robbing a man on arrowhead way. the homeowner says this man stole a computer and gaming console from her home after 9:00 a.m. she told the police she saw the man driving down the street as she was driving home, and as she got out of her car, he sped away. once inside. she realized her home had been burglarized. people are gathering today to protest the occupation in the middle east. anti war supporters will rally at noon in san francisco, then march down market and powell streets to the grand hyatt. anti war protests scheduled across the nation, and around the world. the march is in conjunction with a worldwide boycott by hotel workers from the hyatt hotel chain. new this morning, four terrorism suspects are in new york and are scheduled to appear in court tomorrow. the men left england yesterday after losing a lengthy battle to
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avoid extradition to the u.s. the charges against them includes conspiracy in connection to the kidnapping of 16 people in yemen. two men have appeared in connecticut in a court there and have pleaded not guilty. the rest are due in court tomorrow. thanks to a new work permit program, lucky people have permits to legally work here in the united states. it's called a deferred action for childhood arrivals program. it means young people born out site the u.s. can apply to work here if they came here before their 16th birthday. the permit that arrives is a game changer. >> i was excited, i couldn't believe it in the beginning, but then i read it, and it was true. hard to believe. >> it's estimated about 200 permits have been granted out of thousands of applications. local economy in oakland is showing signs of improvement. rebound that seems to correspond
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with america's unemployment rate dipping below 8%. that was one of the opinions expressed in uptown oakland on first friday. while some are cautious, merchants at shops and restaurants, participating in the art walk said business is good. >> it seems like people are coming out and getting their hair done, going out, and eating,. >> others just don't see it that way. one woman who was laid off four months ago told ktvu the numbers don't tell the whole story. like the job hunting and penny pinching struggles of the 7.8% nationally who are still -- till looking for a job. this a company announced they are opening its new regional headquarter in concord. today, there's a job fair from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. it's looking for sales consultant, and people for its neighborhood canvas program. a town hall meeting will be
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held with parts, teaches, -- parents, teachers and administrators. jerry hill will host the gathering. they are hoping community members will bring their concerns and ideas to the forum. the program starts at 9 a.m. sign up started just about 20 minutes ago. it's going to be held at san mateo city hall. oakland students, teachers and families will rally in front of a local high school to encourage californians to vote for proposition 30. supporter expected at the rally are affected by the continued cuts to education and services for children and families. they hope sharing personal stories will get people to support t prop 30 is a tax hike that would help stabilize california schools. in a little more than an hour, supporters of a contentious state ballot measure will rally in san francisco. proposition 37 would require labels on all food that is jeanette lick modified -- genetically modified or engineered.
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opponents say the measure would increase food prices for the public, because stores would have to research the origins of everything they sell. today's rally starts at the civic center plaza at 10:00 a.m., followed by a march towards the embarcadero. it is not unusual to see monsters and bats and spiders in people's yards in the week leading up to halloween, but what about the president with a big red nose, a couple has been putting up a display for six years, and this year, they wanted to depict a political and financial circus. >> it has nothing do with the office of the, the person that's in the office, it has nothing to do with the color, anything like that. it's just the whole arena is just out of control. >> mitt romney is also on display there, sitting on a big spider. that couple says they wanted the display to entertain, and spark
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conversation. right now, magician david blain is on a 25-foot platform surrounded by a million volts of electricity. blain's latest trick began yesterday afternoon at pier 54 in manhattan. he's wearing a 20-pound chain nail suit and metal head gear. he plans to remain on the platform without food for 72 hours. >> this is beyond impressive. it is amazing. it is sort of like harry howdini sort of vibe. >> it's something. the doctor accepts the main risk is exposure to by-producing of the electric find. air. there is a ventilation system to provide him with breathable air and a water tube. your time, 8 -- anger on the
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diamond, the controversial call that caused irate fans too incident displeasure. >> partly cloudy skies, fair weather in the forecast for your bay area weekend. i'll have a look at the numbers for your neighborhood coming up.
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baseball fans are still fired up about a controversial call during last night awild car game between the braves and cardinals. >> fly ball, shallow left.
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he'll take it, it's going to drop! miscommunication. >> he dropped the ball, players are safe, right? no, the braves thought the bases were loaded, but the umpires called the infield fly rule. get out the rule book. fans started to throw things on the field. the game was delayed, and the braves played the game under protest. >> you know what? you can't throw a red flag like football. >> major league baseball denied the braves protection and cardinals won the game -- protest, and the cardinals won the game. it's home combing for the cal bears, and there's a show that the fans won't want to miss. the bears take on the bruins. during halftime, all ticket holders will be asked to participate in a stadium wide card stunt. it has been a tradition in the student section, but this is the first time the entire crowd is going to participate. the stadium will have an
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official re dead case, and in memory -- rededication, and in memory all californians that have lost their lives in car. fans can get a look tomorrow during an open house. stanford is coming off a 17-13 loss at washington that ended their undefeated run, and you can watch the game right here on channel 2 at 12:00. >> it's starting to feel like football weather. >> yes, it is. it's nice out. some people, lot of people are done with the heat, ready to move on, and getting what they want, right? >> that heat spell earlier gave people a taste of summer, and now, we're ready for the 70s. bring it on. that's what we will get. it will be a tad cool for some of us along the coast, and around the city for the afternoon. if you're heading in that direction for the festivities going on, bring along your jacket, dress like it is fall, and you should be fine. westerly breeze, sfo, calm
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conditions and overcast skies. a cool start in santa rosa and napa. 47 still in santa rosa, and petaluma reporting patchy dense fog. visibility to about a quarter mile. the satellite view showing the high clouds overhead. some high clouds over oakland, 53 in santa hose, with mostly -- san jose, the mid-level clouds will remain. patchy fog will burn off, and there is a look at the lunchtime numbers for you widespread 60s, low 60s at the coast, mid-60s around the bay, and inland, and for the afternoon, lot like yesterday, 71 santa rosa, 69 hayward, 72 san jose, low 70s livermore, as well at concorde. your extended forecast, just subtle changes in the forecast for tomorrow. the system bringing us the cool weather will introduce the possibility of scattered showers tuesday into wednesday. i will cue up of latest model
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. more than 1 million visitors expected to come to san francisco this weekend and it is already starting to get busy on the embarcadero. we'll tell you how to get around town without your car so you can avoid this kind of congestion. violence continues, 11 years later. the noise people plan to make to mark the anniversary of the afghanistan war. >> the battle begins. what both bay area baseball teams face today in the fight for a spot in the world series. . well, good morning. welcome to mornings on 2. it is saturday, october 6th. i'm claudine wong. >> i'm eric rasmussen, in for mike today. a very busy day in the bay area and we've got the weather to suit you. let's check in with rosemary. >> good morning to you. it is a fall forecast that will be pleasant to most.
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we've got a mix of sun and clouds out there. that will remain the case for today. still holding on to some 40s over parts of the north bay. most of us in the 50s at this hour, slightly cooler temperatures expected for your afternoon and in the extended forecast, the possibility of some rain. i'll break this down for you and show you the temperatures expected for today, coming up. and happening right now, expect big crowds and traffic if you're getting ready to head into the city. san francisco is expecting a million visitors this weekend. that's more people than those who actually live in the city. hotels, already booked up because of several events. and there are a ton of them. here's a map of some of the things happening around town. the hardly strictly bluegrass festival at golden gate park. america's cup races at the waterfront. there are a number of street festivals also taking place. allie rasmus is live in san francisco this morning with more on how this could impact you if you're trying to get to these events, trying to get around
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them. allie? >> reporter: transit officials have been putting out the word all week f you're coming to san francisco this weekend, try not to drive unless you absolutely have to, so you can avoid some of the backup, like we're already seeing here on the embarcadero. that's because embarcadero from washington to bay street is down to just one lane of traffic. and the reason why is because the far right lane has been turned into an expanded bike lane. in fact, you can see some people on their bikes taking advantage of it already. transit officials want to encourage people to get around the city on their bikes this weekend, and to accommodate that, the san francisco bicycle coalition will have free bike valet service along the waterfront, at golden gate park and at&t park for all the events happening this weekend. muni is also running an extra 65 buses today. they expect a lot more passengers. they are running an extra 125 buss on sunday for the niners game. and there's also an extra number 5 fulton bus from civic center bart directly to golden gate park for the bluegrass festival.
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some people on the embarcadero this morning have already noticed it's more crowded out here. >> i don't know how the emergency vehicles will get down here if something happens. looks like they have part of the street blocked off for people to stand and watch the blue angels. but it's going to be tough to get around. >> reporter: and there are a hundred extra cabs in circulation in san francisco this weekend. about 1650 of them. you can see a couple of them over here. we've also seen -- actually, there's another cab to our left. we've also seen a number of those muni cable cars going up towards fisherman's wharf and they have been absolutely packed. bart is adding extra cars to its trains, so they are trying to accommodate extra passengers heading into san francisco from the east bay. and also there are more ferries running as well. you have a lot of options to avoid taking your car into san francisco this weekend. live in san francisco, allie rasmus, ktvu channel 2news. well, san francisco isn't the only bay area city with big events this weekend. justin bieber is performing a
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sold-out show tonight at oakland's oracle arena. and madonna is going to be at the hp pavillion today and tomorrow. expect the unexpected. that's what oakland a's fans are learning as their team gets ready to take on the tigers in the first round of the playoffs this afternoon. [ cheers & applause ] >> that was wild. the team has overcome many odds after a slow start to the season, then winning the a.l. west title on wednesday. tonight begins a best of five series which starts in detroit, then back to oakland on tuesday. a's were swept by detroit in the 2006 american league championship series, ending their chances at the world series. it was also the last time they were in the playoffs. a's fans want a chance to see their team in the playoffs. that's why they started a petition to remove all tarps from the third deck. tickets to the games are already sold out and seats in the third deck aren't for sale. the a's say they won't remove the tarps unless the team actually makes it all the way to the world series.
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and now here's a look at the a's schedule for the next few days. the first two games, as we said, will be played in detroit. today's game is set for 3:00. game 2 happens tomorrow at 9:00 a.m. our time. game 3 is in oakland tuesday night at 6:00. game 4 and 5 all depend on the outcome, of course, of those first three games. giants fans are also getting pumped for the playoffs. the giants take on the cincinnati reds tonight at home. >> the national league division champs will play in a best of five series which starts tonight in san francisco. matt cain, the ace, is scheduled to start tonight's game. he pitched the only perfect game in giants history back on june 13th against houston. the giants are also taking on a team led by their former manager, dusty baker. game 1 is a sellout. game 2 at 6:30 tomorrow night. the series then moves to cincinnati for game 3 on tuesday at 2:37 pacific time.
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and if necessary, games 4 and 5 will be played on wednesday and thursday. san francisco mayor ed lee has a friendly wager with the cincinnati mayor to hold a chili cookoff at a fire station. proceeds go to the winning city. we've not yet heard if oakland mayor has a bet going on. there was a little bit of controversy during last night's game between the braves and the cardinals. coming up at 9:20, we'll show you the play that had many atlanta fans upset and the coach calling a protest of the game. overnight, a chain reaction accident in fremont left one woman dead and eight people hurt. it happened on southbound 880 in fremont near alvarado around 1:00 this morning. the chp says a 49-year-old woman lost control of her car and hit the center divide. moments later, police say a drunk driver slammed into her car. he wasn't hurt, but the woman died at scene.
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two other cars were also involved and eight people in those cars went to the hospital with minor injuries. authorities say the alleged drunk driver is now under arrest. well, one person was killed and four others injured in a series of shootings in oakland. the deadly attack happened at 96th avenue and birch street around 9:15 last night. earlier, a man was shot at 80th and international. before that, there was a running gun battle between two cars at 92nd and plymouth. in the fatal shooting, witnesses heard 35 to 40 shots fired at a car on birch street. that car crashed and caught fire. one victim died, another taken to highland hospital. at least one other person was hit by stray bullets. no arrests have been made. now, around 6:30 in the evening, a man was shot in the back at a shot at international. two men walked in, one fired and both ran away. officers detained two suspects and recovered a gun. no word on the victim's condition. two hours before that, a man was shot in the 1600 block of 92nd avenue. investigators say people in two cars were shooting at each
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other. the victim was shot in the back and is expected to survive. one person was detained. new this morning, hercules police are searching for the woman who killed a woman inside her own home. the woman's husband called a neighbor to check on his wife around 10 1:00 last night. police say she was supposed to pick him up at the oakland airport, but never arrived. the woman was found dead in the front of the home. the family's car was also found missing from the garage. it's described as a 2011 sky blue subaru outback with an idaho license number 1a1 f680. you see it on the screen. anyone with information is being asked to call police. tomorrow marks the 11th anniversary of the war in afghanistan with the death toll passing 2000. people are gathering today to protest the occupation in the middle east. antiwar supporters will rally at noon in san francisco, then march down market and powell streets to the grand hyatt hotel on stockton street. antiwar protests are scheduled across the nation and around the
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world. the march is in conjunction with a worldwide boycott by hotel workers from the well known hyatt chain. . good morning to you. a live look over the city of oakland. we have a few high clouds sweeping overhead. some of us greeted by patchy fog and low clouds this morning. a mixture of clouds and sun for the afternoon. a look at the satellite radar here, you can see the clouds as they sweep into the bay and continue off to the east. the system responsible for this will remain quasi stationery, off the coast for your weekend. that will continue the clouds, continuing the onshore breeze, and continue to bring our temperatures, well, to a normal for this time of year. 60s and 70s in the forecast for today, lot like what we felt on friday. we'll get rid of the fog this morning, but the partly cloudy skies will hang around for the afternoon, with sunshine in between those clouds. we've got a picture here of what's going o so here's the system here. again, not going to move a whole lot for your weekend.
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but by monday, it begins to edge a little closer to the coast and we're even seeing a few scattered showers pop up over the higher elevations near tahoe, over the bay area, not seeing a whole lot. now, tuesday afternoon, you can see here, we still have a little bit of moisture hanging up over the mountains, then into wednesday you can see as the system begins to slide south, we do have a little bit of rain showing up over monterrey, down into near point conception. so what we do get tuesday into wednesday will be a very minimal amount. looks like isolated at best. 60 degrees right now in concord. 55 in napa. finally climbing out of the 40s in parts of the north bay. sun is up and temperatures are beginning to rebound. it's about 6:45 this evening, sun sets. 54 redwood city, fog over parts of the north bay. if you have an early morning drive, vows, movado, petaluma, seeing visibility down about quarter mile in some areas. your afternoon highs for today,
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71 expected santa rosa, 69 san rafael, 66 in sausalito. off to the east bay, 60 degrees in oakland today. 68 san leandro. 70s in walnut creek, as well as livermore. it's going to be nice and pleasant for our inland areas. 72 in san jose. san mateo for today, 72 degrees. 64 in san francisco. the extended forecast, numbers not going to change a whole lot. we will increase the cloud cover by monday and then as you can see there, the icon, rain icon on the forecast tuesday and wednesday, with just a very slight chance for a few sprinkles there. temperatures along the coast will remain in the low 60s. back to the desk. well, we're just one month away from the november election. what you need to know if you still have not registered to vote here in the state of california. . >> plus it, is all the talk. what one group is doing to make fun of the comments mitt romney
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made during the presidential debates. >> but first, a look at the bay bridge toll plaza. sun finally out. it's a beautiful morning out here in the bay area. traffic moving along well, but we do expect that to change as the morning goes on, as there are so many events in the city today. just keep an eye out on that and maybe take public transportation if you want to head in. 9:12 on the clock and you are watching mornings on 2. lots of prepaid cards
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. good morning to you. live look towards candlestick park. niners playing tomorrow, 60s in the forecast with partly cloudy skies. the pope's butler will serve an 18-month sentence for stealing private documents and leaking them to a a journalist. the verdict was announced this morning. paolo gabrielle leaked the pope's private cordon dense out of visceral love. petty infighting and allegations of corruption and homosexuality associated with the roman catholic church. janet napolitano and customs and border officials made a trip to arizona, expressing condolences to the family of border patrol agent nicolas ivie. the 30-year-old died tuesday, believed to be a result of friendly fire. the investigation is ongoing.
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in election 2012 news, we are exactly one month away from the november 6th vote. before president obama returns to the bay area on monday, this morning, he spoke about the need to keep america moving forward. >> we owe it to them to keep moving forward. we've come too far to turn back now. we've made too much progress to return to the policies that got us into this mess in the first place. >> now, in his weekly address, the president said there are signs of the economy bouncing back. he pointed to yesterday's jobs report, which showed the nation's unemployment at 7.8%, the lowest figure since january of 2009. he also mentioned businesses have added 5.2 million new jobs in the past two and a half years. well, the president flies from washington to los angeles tomorrow morning. he is going to attend a star-studded concert, which will include actor george clooney and musicians katy perry and stevie wonder. the president also has a fund-raiser with former president bill clinton.
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on monday, president obama is going to announce the establishment of the cesar chavez national monument near bakersfield. he'll arrive in san francisco in the afternoon for a fund-raising concert with john legend, plus a $20,000 a plate dinner. 49ers quarterback alex smith is expected to attend. still basking in the success of wednesday's presidential debate, republican nominee mitt romney is in the electoral-rich state of florida this weekend. he and his wife ann were greeted by a throng of supporters waving american flags in st. petersburg yesterday. he told the crowd that president obama failed to discuss his jobs initiative during the debate. >> he got a chance to explain his jobs program, how he'll create new jobs in america. did you hear what he to say? i didn't either. >> after that event, the romneys shook hands and posed for pictures with customers at a cuban restaurant in tampa, the same city where he accepted the republican presidential nomination. well, activists had a little fun with mitt romney's big bird
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comment at the debate the other night. they staged a mock fight between mitt romney and big bird yesterday at a romney rally in florida. romney has said he will cut federal funding for public television, which airs "sesame street." the candidates for vice president aren't the only ones preparing for their debate next week. danville, kentucky is getting ready to host the big event on thursday. the city of 15,000 will welcome some 50,000 visitors. those guests will spend millions of dollars. >> it really does enhance our community in many ways for our restaurants, our hotels, our retail stores. >> we couldn't buy the type of publicity at any price really that we'll get out of this event. >> a local business licensed to provide debate merchandise can barely keep up with demand. danville will spend $100,000 to stage the debate. city officials say after hosting the debate in 2000, they know that expense is well worth it. early voting begins in
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california next week. if you want to get your vote in early, just head to your county election office in the next few days. but don't forget, monday is columbus day, so the county offices will be closed. ballots for people voting by mail will be sent tuesday, when the post office reopens from the holiday. well, baseball fans are still fired up about a controversial call during last night's wild card game between the braves and the cardinals. >> fly ball, shallow left, back is cosma, he'll take it. it's a drop! it's called! >> the braves had the bases loaded, but the umps called the infield fly rule. do you want to know how the fans liked that call? take a look at the field. they started throwing things on the field. the game was delayed and the braves did play under protest. it is a call that many are still talking about this morning. >> it's legit! >> you know what? it's like football. you can't throw a red flag, you can't change it. it is what it is. >> major league baseball denied the braves' protest and the cardinals won the game by a
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final of 6-3. well, loose seats and angry passengers. the response from american airlines after another blow to that company and what that could mean for your next flight. >> slightly cooler air is spilling into the bay area for your weekend. i'll have a look at the temperatures expected for today and we'll take a look at the extended forecast, coming up.
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. it might only be fall in california, but in colorado, it's looking like winter. the denver area got its first snow of the season. deer just hanging out and looking. more freezing temperatures and snow are in the forecast today. new this morning, four terrorism suspects are in new york and two have already appeared in court. the men left england yesterday after losing a lengthy battle to avoid extradition to the u.s. the charges against mazri include conspiracy including kid in a position of 16 people in
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yemen, also accused of running a jihad training camp in oregon. the others are accused of providing terrorists in afghanistan with cash and equipment. they appeared in a connecticut court this morning and entered a not guilty plea. defense secretary leon panetta says he's not sure whether two men are linked to al-qaeda. panetta says the u.s. is investigating the two men who were taken into custody on wednesday in connection with the attacks in libya last month at the consulate. ambassador chris stevens died in the attack. one american airlines flight was canceled because of seat repairs. 42 of 48 planes that were pulled aside for inspections needed to be repaired because the seats could come loose. now, that miami-bound flight was canceled yesterday morning and american airlines says all seat repairs on its boeing 757 airplanes should be done by today. it's estimated that 14,000 people were affected by the maintenance this week. schools in marin county are trying to stop students from sexting after reports of some pictures of young girls are
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being sold. last week, the principal of mill valley middle school wrote to parents about the provocative photos of middle and high school girls that were being passed electronically between schools. students say girls will send a picture of themselves to someone, then that person passes it on. parents are being asked to closely monitor their kids, which some say is hard to do. >> it's part of this age we're living in, where everyone is involved in computer things and we don't have any control over it. as a parent, you can try to stop it, kind of impossible. >> the marin county sheriff's department is now investigating. if the reports of pictures being sold are true, that could result in child pornography charges. your time now, 9:25. we've been talking about the fog. we've seen a lot of it burn off this morning. still a little cool and fall-like, but a gorgeous day. right, rosemary? >> pleasant weather for your saturday, as well as your sunday. if you like the fall season, then that's definitely what we'll be feeling for your day. temp torse in the 50s right now. got a mix of clouds out there,
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some of us greeted by patchy fog and low clouds. some of us, high clouds sweeping overhead. that will continue for your afternoon. a system bringing us the clouds and cooler weather will continue our onshore breeze. you can see it's very light right now. calm conditions in santa rosa, as well as san jose. it is a big weekend in the city. we've been talking about it for days now. if you are going to be out and about, the bluegrass festival, upper 50s to low 60s with partly cloudy skies today and tomorrow. bring along your jacket. the afternoon seabreeze wil if you're heading over to watch the blue angels fly this afternoon, a mix of clouds and sun, low 60s in the forecast for your weekend. giants will be playing tonight and tomorrow. sun sets about 6:44, to be exact towards san francisco. 58 this evening, 57 on sunday. so a cool one there. then the niners will be playing on sunday as well with partly cloudy skies, mid-60s in the forecast for the afternoon. tailgating early in the morning, it will be a cool start, slipping back into the 50s in
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the overnight hours. you will have a mix of sun and clouds across the bay today. 68 in oakland. 64 again san francisco, 71 redwood city, 72 san jose. inland, nice day, low 70s for today. extended forecast, a tad cooler perhaps inland for tomorrow, may not even notice, but we'll notice the increase in clouds by monday and then a slight chance for rain will come tuesday and wednesday. i'll show you the very latest on this future cast model coming up. if you dare to drive today, prepare to get out your wallet. how high gas prices are expected to climb and why gas could be hard to come by. [ cheers & applause ] >> and bay area baseball fans are getting pumped up. the battle team face today when they step to the plate.
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. an exciting day is planned in san francisco, as millions of people come from all across the world. good morning and welcome to mornings on 2. it's saturday, october 6th. i'm eric rasmussen. >> and i'm claudine wong. let's take a look at top stories this morning. big crowds in san francisco, just one of the top stories we are following this morning. with more than a million people expected to crowd those streets, it's for a number of events, including fleet week, the hardly strictly bluegrass festival and america's cup. officials hope this will give them an idea of what to expect at next year's big cup race when more than 3 million people are
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expected to attend. it's a big day for bay area baseball fans as well. the oakland a's are getting ready to take on the detroit tigers for game 1 in the best of five series in detroit. a hard battle back to the top after a slow start to the season. first pitch is at 3:00. then you've got those giants, san francisco giants getting ready to take on the cincinnati reds at home. it's also game 1 in a best of five series for the giants. fans have been rallying outside the ball park ahead of tonight's game. first pitch at 6:30. the roar of the blue angels will bounce around the bay today. >> you'll hear them all over san francisco and beyond. you can tour the 847-foot uss macon island at piers 30, 32. there's enough room on the aircraft carrier for 2900 military personnel. it also has a complete hospital unit, but the angels certainly are the biggest draw. >> so much more than an air
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show. fleet week is really a celebration between the relationship communities have with their men and women in uniform. and we would love to be a part of it. >> how about this little guy, 4-year-old named jake was the first in line to meet the blue angels yesterday. he waited two and a half hours. the boy hopes to be a blue angels pilot when he grows up. why not? here's a look at today's fleet week events. the parade of ships will sail under the golden gate bridge beginning at 11:00 a.m. the air show starts at 12:30. the highlight of the air show, the blue angels, are scheduled to take to the skies at 3:00 p.m. and as part of fleet week there, will be a special ceremony today honoring an american hero. at noon today, members from nasa and the u.s. navy will pay tribute to former astronaut and navy officer neil armstrong. the first man on the moon died in august at the age of 82. he loved the navy and the sea. his ashes were scattered in the atlantic ocean. today's ceremony will be held aboard the uss hornet at alameda
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point. a 10-year-old colorado girl is missing and police are looking for her now. we'll talk about that story in a minute. let's first talk about soaring gas prices, because as we all know, they have hit the $5 mark in some places and some people are just waiting in long lines to try to get to that tank. this is a long line that is affecting businesses and retailers. they say their price of doing business has actually gone up by a couple hundred dollars a month. there's a a look at gas prices around the bay area. 4.70 san jose, 4.68, oakland. none of that is much of a deal for anyone, but looks like we could be in this for a while. people looking for a deal have been ending up in long lines. we had video of some retailers. there's costco in southern california, but if you've been
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to costco in the bay area, you find much of the same, known for having lower prices. some of these discount retailers actually say they could run out of fuel because of high demand. many economists say a fuel crisis could be looming for california drivers. the local economy in oakland is showing signs of improvement. a rebound that seems to correspond with america's unemployment rate, dipping below 8%. that was one of the opinions we heard expressed from uptown oakland on first friday. while some are cautious, merchants at shops and restaurants participated in the monthly art walk says business is good. >> people are coming out and getting hair done and want to look good and they are going out and eating. i can see my neighbors improving in business as well. >> others just don't see it that way. one woman who was laid off four months ago told ktvu the improved jobless numbers don't tell the whole story. like the job hunting and penny pinching struggles of the 7.8% nationally who are still out there looking for work. well, if you're looking for a job, you could meet with one
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of the nation's fastest growing solar companies today. verengo solar announced last month its opening its new regional headquarters in concord. today, it will hold a job fair from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., looking follow consultants and people for its neighborhood canvas program. a funeral mass held today for retired san francisco firefighter charles dowd. he is believed to have died after accidentally falling off an amtrak train. the 69-year-old san mateo man was headed to montreal, canada to visit his son and grandchildren. when the train arrived in chicago, his belongings were there but he was not. his body was later found in nebraska. authorities are still investigating his death. attorney walter riley held a news conference yesterday in oakland, demanding the firing of police chief howard jordan and city administrator deana santana. earlier this week, the police department released reports regarding a fatal shooting of
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alan blue ford in may. his attorney say the reports show the shooting was unjust. >> last words, but no weapon in his hand. no weapon on him at the time that the officer approached him and shot him while he was on the ground. why did you do this? i didn't do anything. and he died. >> the blueford family wants the district attorney to prosecute the police officer who shot and killed the teen. while chief jordan has not responded to demands, oakland police say the teen was shot because he was reaching for a gun. a hayward police officer shot and killed a suspect after he reportedly reached for a weapon while inside a stolen car. it happened yesterday near the intersection of bryer gateway and vanderbilt street just before 11:15 a.m. police say the officer approached the car that had been reported stolen. they say he asked the man inside to show his hands. the suspect then refused, they say, and instead reached for a weapon, prompting the officer to open fire. neighbors say it all happened too close to tree view elementary school. >> it's sad, just really sad that, they would do it so close
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to a school. >> we did lock down the school and we ensured that there was no injuries to any of the staff or the students. >> the suspect was taken to a hospital where he was later pronounced dead. a volleyball coach is facing charges of having a sexual relationship with a student. yesterday morning, lafayette police arrested 22-year-old nicolas daniel calusian of martinez. they say he a relationship with a female student that lasted for more than a year. the school has placed him on administrative leave. bail has been set at $100,000. new information in the case of a san jose teacher accused of molesting a student. notes taken by the principal at ob whaley elementary school have now been made public. santa clara county officials say the documents reveal the principal knew about possible abuse by teacher craig chandler early on. police say that principal did not report it until chandler was accused of molesting another child three months later. >> obviously, we believe that the notes are the most
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compelling evidence we have of the student reporting an obvious situation of molestation to the principal that we believe had to be reported. >> now, we did reach out to the principal's attorney, but did not hear back. the teacher, craig chandler, is in santa clara jail awaiting charges. a town hall meeting going on right now, with parents, teachers and school administrators, discussing education and its future in california. assemblyman jerry hill is hosting the gathering with other education officials. they wanted community members to bring their concerns and ideas to the forum. the program started this morning at 9:00 at the san mateo city hall. oakland students, teachers and families will rally this morning in front of a local high school to encourage californians to vote for proposition 30. supporters expected at the rally say they are affected by continued cuts to public education and services for children and families. they hope sharing personal stories of why they are passionate about the measure will urge people to support it.
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prop 30 is a tax hike to help stabilize california schools. . good morning to you. a cool to mild day in the forecast for your saturday. a live look here across the bay, into san francisco. combination of clouds out there. ignore those little bugs. they mean no harm! mix of clouds this morning. some of us waking up with patchy fog, even dense fog reported from santa rosa into petaluma. airport reporting visibility down to about quarter mile. outside of that, we've got a mix of sunshine and clouds for today. you can see the clouds sweeping over the bay area for yourself. satellite and radar giving us a good indication of what's happening. this is the system here that continues to bring us the cooler air, the onshore breeze, as well as the clouds. it's really helped to mix up the marine layer and the inversion is very, very weak. in a nutshell, just a minor cooldown in store for today, anywhere from 2 to 4 degrees below yesterday. temperatures slipping back into the 40s this morning for some of
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inland areas along the north bay valley floor, now beginning to rebound. low clouds this morning, high clouds in the forecast for your afternoon. 60s along the coast and around the bay. 60s to low 70s expected inland. the onshore breeze will be light. giving you a look at the forecast, as we roll through saturday, again, the system right about here, doesn't budge a whole lot. it edges our way right about monday, looks like, when we'll have a better chance for more moisture in the forecast. as i roll you through the forecast, notice very little in the way of any rain falling. higher elevations will have the better chance and only about 20% right now. a few isolated showers, a possibility tuesday into wednesday. outside of that, really not going to accumulate to be a whole lot. 55 degrees right now in napa. 52 in santa rosa. 60 in hayward. 57 in livermore. low 60s in antioch. for the afternoon, just a pleasant day in most cases. 71 for santa rosa this afternoon. 69 san rafael. 67 in berkeley. 68 for oakland.
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69 in hayward. 74 expected in concord for the second half of your day. 72 san jose. 75 morgan hill. 69 in santa cruz. the extended forecast here showing you we are going to feel very little in the way of change in our temperatures. a tad cooler perhaps inland for tomorrow, partly cloudy skies. could wake up with low clouds, a little bit more extensive as we get into the morning hours across the bay, but we'll burn away to partly cloudy once again, partly to mostly cloudy skies in store for monday, and then entering the picture, a slight chance for perhaps a few scattered showers tuesday into wednesday. we'll continue to track that for you. meanwhile, along the coast, partly cloudy skies for today, low 60s in the forecast. low 60s for the extended, all the way through tuesday and wednesday. back to the desk. well, 9:41. be on the lookout for bats. that's the warning from health officials. what you need to watch out for and how you can keep your family safe. >> reporter: it's supposed to be a busy weekend in san francisco,
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with more than 1 million visitors expected. we'll tell you how you can get around town without your car and why you should leave your car at home. >> but first, a live look at the san mateo bridge. stenographic flowing smoothly now. but as lee said, expecting to pick up today. we'll wrap it all up for you. right now, 9:411. you're watching mornings on 2.
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. good morning to you. a sun/cloud combo in the forecast for today. a live look at the richmond san rafael bridge. 53 degrees right now in san rafael. here's a recap of top stories we are following this morning. an alleged drunk driver is behind bars after a deadly crash on interstate 880 near fremont.
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it happened this morning. one woman was killed and eight others hurt. the chp says the woman lost control of her car, then moments later, a drunk driver slammed into her car. one person was killed and four others injuries in a series of shootings in oakland. at 9:15 last night, a deadly shooting on 96th and birch street. 6:30 p.m., another shooting on 80th and international, followed violence at four on 92nd avenue and plymouth. more than a million people are expected to crowd the streets in san francisco. they will be there for a number of events, including fleet week, the hardly strictly bluegrass festival and america's cup. ktvu reporter allie rasmus is live in san francisco with more on what you need to know if you're getting ready to head out the door. and the embarcadero looks busy, allie! >> reporter: it's already very busy, lots of pedestrian traffic, and a lot of street traffic. transit officials want the people coming to san francisco this weekend to take advantage of all the different services and leave their cars at home.
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they have added services, made changes to city streets, including a bike lane, expanded bike lane. the san francisco bike coalition will have free bike valet service along the waterfront and at&t park. muni is running an extra 65 buses today and an extra 125 buses on sunday to take fans to the niners game. there's also an extra number 5 fulton bus for concert goers from civic center park to get to the blues festival. bart is running longer trains to accommodate more passengers. and some visitors we talked to this morning say they got the warning about leaving their cars at home. >> we kind of paid attention to it the last couple of weeks, so we knew to plan ahead and to, you know, kind of adjust our plans a little bit. >> we live in northern california. we've traveled bart before and beach parking, trying to drive in the city mayhem anyway. so it's all about ease.
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just low stress. >> reporter: now, another stress-free way to get to san francisco is to take the ferry. the san francisco bay ferry usually runs three ferries on the week, but this weekend because of all the extra people in town, they have more than doubled with eight boats, some able to carry as many as 700 passengers to get people from oakland, alameda and vallejo to san francisco. back out here live, i want to point out that giant cruise ship in the distance, docked at pier 35. that's adding to a lot of the foot traffic this weekend, because that ship has about 3700 passengers and crewmembers on board. now, it's going to leave tonight, but then there's another ship that's just as big that's going to dock in the same spot tomorrow. if you're walking in the embarcadero, and walking is definitely the better option, keep in mind it, might be a little crowded, but it's better than trying to drive in some of the traffic this weekend. live in san francisco, allie rasmus, ktvu. more than a thousand people went without power for hours
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overnight because of a car crash. it happened just before 7:00 at sir francis drake boulevard and butterfield road. a car crashed into a power pole, causing power lines to fall across sir francis drake boulevard and more than 4000 people were left in the dark when that happened. the road was actually closed in both directions until midnight and pg&e tells us power was fully restored by 4:00 this morning. palo alto police are looking for a man suspect fed burglarizing a home on arrowhead way. the man stole a computer and gaming console from a home yesterday just after 9:00 a.m. the homeowner told police she saw the suspicious man down the street as she was driving home and as she got out of her car, he sped away. once inside, the woman realized her home had been burglarized. contra costa health officials are warning residents to be careful in the wake of the county's first rabies death in 20 years. 34-year-old man died on july 31st in switzerland. authorities believe he got the disease in march, after being bitten by a mexican free tail bat. investigators say that bat was
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found flopping on the ground in the southern part of the county. the victim worked abroad and traveled to eight countries while he was potentially infectious. >> there were 59 people who were identified and 23 of those people internationally received post exposure prophylaxis. >> now, yesterday, health officials urged the public to get immediate treatment if bitten by a wild animal. once symptom appear, doctors say rabies is almost always fatal. at least 47 people have now contracted meningitis tied to steroid shots to treat back pain. they are in seven states, michigan, virginia, maryland, florida, north carolina, indiana, and tennessee. now, one patient in tennessee, janet russell, started having headaches, a fever, and neck pain about a week after getting steroid injections from a nashville outpatient clinic. >> she has headaches and she cannot eat. she cannot even take a sip of water and hold it down to take
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her medication orally. >> five people have died. the steroid at the center of the outbreak was sent to clinics in vie sail yeah, encino and palmdale, but none in the bay area. the steroid, of course, has been recalled. the first human case of west nile virus has been found in monterrey county. health officials say the victim is out of the hospital and recovering. they say the person was out of state when they contracted the virus. now, this is the county's first human case since 2009. so far, west nile has been detected in 40 counties around the state. well, thanks to a new work permit program, some lucky people in the south bay now have permits to legally work here in the united states. it's called the deferred action for childhood arrivals program and it means young people born outside the u.s. can apply to work here if they came to the country before their 16th birthdays. the permit that arrives in the mail is a game-changer. >> i was excited. i couldn't believe it in the beginning, but then i read it
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and it was true. it's just hard to believe. >> it is estimated about 200 permits have been granted out of thousands of applications. in about 10 minutes, supporters of a contentious state ballot measure will rally in san francisco. proposition 37 would require labels on all food that is genetically modified or engineered. supporters say the public has a right to know where their food comes from, but opponents say the measure would increase food prices for the public because stores would have to research the origins of everything they sell. today's rally starts at the civic center plaza at 10:00 this morning, followed by a march toward the embarcadero at 11:00 a.m. well, time for our ticket saturday. today, you could win a pair of tickets to see leonard cohen when he comes to san jose to the hp pavillion on wednesday, november 7th. for your chance to win, go to ktvu.com before midnight and put in the secret word "suzanne." >> got it. a special homecoming for the cal bears tonight at their new
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. the stadium will have an official dedication, all in memory of californians who have lost their lives at war. tomorrow, fans can get an up-close look at the stadium from 2:00 to 4:00. stanford taking on the arizona wildcats at home, coming off a tough loss, 17-13 to washington that ended their
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undefeated run. you can watch the game right here on channel 2 at 12:00. well in, an hour from now, the opening ceremony for octoberfest will get under way. oakland mayor jean quan will help kickoff the event, which begins at 11:00 this morning. it's happening at the intersection of fruit veil avenue and macarthur boulevard. money raised from this year's event will go toward ongoing community development efforts. st. mary's college is celebrating 150 years today with a gala celebration beginning at 11:00 this morning. it will run until 6:00 tonight. the featured event is a campus carnival with rides including a seven-story ferris wheel and it's all free to the public. parking, however, is limited. the school is providing shuttles to the area. well, space ex will launch its first official resupply mission to crews at the international space station. it's expected to take off around 5:30 p.m.
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from cape canaveral in florida. the mission comes after a successful docking mission in may. it is expected to stay in space for two weeks. right now, magician david blaine is standing on top of a 20-foot platform surrounded by millions of volts of electricity. his latest trick began yesterday afternoon at pier 54 in manhattan, wearing a 20-pound chain suit and metal head gear as well. he is planning on staying there on the platform without food for 72 hours. >> this is beyond impressive. i think it's really amazing, because it is sort of that harry houdini sort of vibe. >> blaine's doctor says the main risk is exposure to the by-product of electrified air, so blaine's suit includes a ventilation system that provides him with breathable air and a water tube. he also has a special visor in
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his helmet to protect his eyes from radiation. and in weather today, not death defying. let's check in with rosemary. >> we do have a mild day coming our way, holding in the 50s for most of us. a few low 60s in areas like antioch, as well as fairfield. by noon hour, partly cloudy skies, low to mid-60s in the forecast. then for the afternoon, temperatures slightly below normal for the second half of the day. we're looking at 60 degrees for pacifica today. widespread 60s around the bay. 64 in san francisco. 68 in oakland. 74 for concord. livermore and antioch. extended forecast shows you little change as we move through sunday. increasing clouds as we get into monday. and the models now backing off a little bit on this slight chance for maybe a few scattered showers. but the system offshore that continues to bring us the partly cloudy skies, the cooler air will culminate with the possibility of maybe a little bit of rain and it will be the first of the season. we know what happens when we get the first rain, slick roads.
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give yourself plenty of time. people forget how to drive. but we should be okay. looks like a 20% chance between now and then. >> north bay as usual? >> looks like it will actually move in and bring us north bay and south -- all the way down to the south bay. system will be shifting south. by wednesday, moving towards point conception and we're pretty much con with it: >> holding off for today. >> good looking weather in store. >> thanks, rosemary. >> that's good. lots of people headed outside today. that is our report for this morning. thanks for trusting ktvu channel 2news. >> be sure to join us for our next newscast following college football. we're always here for you at we're always here for you at ktvu.comr years, sacramento politicians have chopped away funds for our schools.
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today, we're forty-seventh out of fifty in per-pupil funding. now these politicians say unless we send more tax dollars to sacramento, they'll cut education again. here's a new approach. prop thirty-eight sends billions in new education dollars straight to our local schools, and guarantees the politicians can't touch it. thirty-eight will restore the education cuts from sacramento. so remember this number. thirty-eight.